The Global Legal Post | Latesthttp://www.globallegalpost.comThe latest stories from The Global Legal PostTue, 30 May 2017en-gb(C) 2017 Global City Media LtdGlobal Legal Post - Latest News &amp; Headlineshttp://www.globallegalpost.comhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/images/feed-image/global-legal-post.pngGCs must step up to become mini-CEOs or risk existential failure<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/gcs-must-step-up-to-become-mini-ceos-or-risk-existential-failure-29681157/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Pearson.jpg' border='0'/></a>GCs must become mini-CEOs of their legal organisations if they are to succeed in addressing the exponential changes in the legal marketplace, says Pearson GC Bjarne Tellmann.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/gcs-must-step-up-to-become-mini-ceos-or-risk-existential-failure-29681157/Fri, 26 May 2017 13:05Bombardier and Triumph reach settlement<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bombardier-and-triumph-reach-settlement-57871935/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/15103617_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Bombardier and Triumph have reached an undisclosed settlement some five months after the US aerospace supplier filed a $455 million lawsuit against the Quebec-based aircraft manufacturer.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bombardier-and-triumph-reach-settlement-57871935/Fri, 26 May 2017 13:05International Bar Association meet attracts more than 400 experts to Belfast<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/international-bar-association-meet-attracts-more-than-400-experts-to-belfast-55192088/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/45618483_s1.jpg' border='0'/></a>More than 400 lawyers descended on Belfast for the International Bar Association's Bar Leaders' conference and mid-year meetings.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/international-bar-association-meet-attracts-more-than-400-experts-to-belfast-55192088/Fri, 26 May 2017 13:05Dentons turns LatAm expansion to Peru<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-turns-latam-expansion-to-peru-30339372/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/10828611_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Dentons is continuing its ambitious expansion into Latin America with plans afoot to form a combination with Gallo Barrios Pickmann in Peru.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-turns-latam-expansion-to-peru-30339372/Fri, 26 May 2017 10:05Almost 100 law firms offer free service to Manchester terror attack victims<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/almost-100-law-firms-offer-free-service-to-manchester-terror-attack-victims-93576429/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/78770007_s (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>So far 93 law firms have come forward to offer their services for free to victims of the Manchester terror attack with Manchester Law Society co-ordinating a pro bono advice rota.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/almost-100-law-firms-offer-free-service-to-manchester-terror-attack-victims-93576429/Fri, 26 May 2017 10:05Over half fear they have been a victim of a cyber attack<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/over-half-fear-they-have-been-a-victim-of-a-cyber-attack-29467946/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/16684287_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Consumers place higher expectations on businesses to protect their personal information and update response planshttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/over-half-fear-they-have-been-a-victim-of-a-cyber-attack-29467946/Fri, 26 May 2017 13:05Millennials rewriting law firm DNA as they move into pole positions<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/millennials-rewriting-law-firm-dna-as-they-move-into-pole-positions-1323294/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/millennials.jpg' border='0'/></a>Millennials are driving a seismic shift in the legal profession as the buyers and sellers of legal services.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/millennials-rewriting-law-firm-dna-as-they-move-into-pole-positions-1323294/Fri, 26 May 2017 13:05US companies dramatically outspend rest of world on legal costs<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-companies-dramatically-outspend-rest-of-world-on-legal-costs-11191780/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/54312297_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>US organisations are spending dramatically more on legal services per every dollar of revenue than peers around the world - and the Chinese the least by a huge margin.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-companies-dramatically-outspend-rest-of-world-on-legal-costs-11191780/Thu, 25 May 2017 13:05Philippine President declares martial law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/philippine-president-declares-martial-law-34066763/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/36289653_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after clashes between government troops and Islamist militants left three people dead.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/philippine-president-declares-martial-law-34066763/Fri, 26 May 2017 13:05Irish law firms must think smart in advance of Brexit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/irish-law-firms-must-think-smart-in-advance-of-brexit-5414829/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/20764429_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The influx of UK firms to Dublin, increased competition and the implications of Brexit was high on the IBA agenda in Belfast this week.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/irish-law-firms-must-think-smart-in-advance-of-brexit-5414829/Thu, 25 May 2017 12:05Administrators called into Glasgow law firm Hamilton Burns<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/administrators-called-into-glasgow-law-firm-hamilton-burns-41223280/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/12877863_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Scottish law firm Hamilton Burns - formed in 2001 - has collapsed after a significant reduction in legal aid income combined with high historic debts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/administrators-called-into-glasgow-law-firm-hamilton-burns-41223280/Thu, 25 May 2017 13:05Company law lecturer is first female head of Cambridge college in 700 year history<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/company-law-lecturer-is-first-female-head-of-cambridge-college-in-700-year-history-12628370/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/13228779_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>A law lecturer who used to work at Clifford Chance has become the first ever female head of a top University of Cambridge college which boasts a roll call of illustrious alumni including Stephen Hawking.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/company-law-lecturer-is-first-female-head-of-cambridge-college-in-700-year-history-12628370/Thu, 25 May 2017 13:05Companies at risk over personal data compliance<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/companies-at-risk-over-personal-data-compliance-96795698/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/data (2)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Failing to comply with new rules on data is becoming a dangerous risk, Wedlake Bell partner James Castro-Edwards warns companies holding personal data.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/companies-at-risk-over-personal-data-compliance-96795698/Thu, 25 May 2017 10:05Artificial intelligence company Ravn acquired by iManage<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/artificial-intelligence-company-ravn-acquired-by-imanage-25851131/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/robot4.jpg' border='0'/></a>Leading professional services technology company iManage has acquired artificial intelligence company Ravn Systems.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/artificial-intelligence-company-ravn-acquired-by-imanage-25851131/Wed, 24 May 2017 15:05Nokia & Apple lawyers resolve IP differences<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/nokia--apple-lawyers-resolve-ip-differences-40356159/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/nokia.jpg' border='0'/></a>Nokia and Apple have made it up after settling their issues over intellectual property rights, with an unspecified lump sum heading from California to Finland, as well as royalties.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/nokia--apple-lawyers-resolve-ip-differences-40356159/Wed, 24 May 2017 08:05$20bn chemical company merger brings US and Euro law firms to table<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/$20bn-chemical-company-merger-brings-us-and-euro-law-firms-to-table-41077460/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/59431011_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Six law firms are working on $20 billion chemical company merger between Swiss company Clariant and Huntsman Corp in Texas.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/$20bn-chemical-company-merger-brings-us-and-euro-law-firms-to-table-41077460/Wed, 24 May 2017 07:05Global legal services market slows in 2016<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-legal-services-market-slows-in-2016-17136055/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/56013931_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The global legal services market experienced a slow-down in growth during 2016, resulting in a compound annual growth rate of 2.2 per cent between 2012 and 2016, hitting $584.4bn.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-legal-services-market-slows-in-2016-17136055/Wed, 24 May 2017 07:05Clutch Group and Morae Legal merge to become Morae Global<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clutch-group-and-morae-legal-merge-to-become-morae-global-54412721/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/48243264_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Clutch Group and Morae Legal complete merger to become Morae Global aiming to provide legal and compliance solutions for corporates worldwide.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clutch-group-and-morae-legal-merge-to-become-morae-global-54412721/Wed, 24 May 2017 15:05Uber promotes GC to fill Chief Legal Officer spot<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uber-promotes-gc-to-fill-chief-legal-officer-spot-55395337/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/43260446_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Uber has promoted Salle Yoo, general counsel at the firm since 2012 and its first ever hire in the legal department, as the company's chief legal officer and corporate secretary.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uber-promotes-gc-to-fill-chief-legal-officer-spot-55395337/Wed, 24 May 2017 06:05Law firms lack pricing management skills<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/law-firms-lack-pricing-management-skills-43726272/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/project management3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Most law firms do not match pricing deals to changes in how work is serviced and delivered.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/law-firms-lack-pricing-management-skills-43726272/Wed, 24 May 2017 15:05Tata picks up new GC from SAM<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/tata-picks-up-new-gc-from-sam-38671179/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Tata.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has lost one of its top partners to Indian conglomerate Tata.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/tata-picks-up-new-gc-from-sam-38671179/Tue, 23 May 2017 23:05Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-42763683/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Avon1.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-42763683/Tue, 23 May 2017 22:05Rocketing number of small businesses battling over IP rights in court<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/rocketing-number-of-small-businesses-battling-over-ip-rights-in-court-37942931/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/IP2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The number of claims being heard by the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) has hit a new high.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/rocketing-number-of-small-businesses-battling-over-ip-rights-in-court-37942931/Tue, 23 May 2017 22:05Joe Macrae's Mlegal goes on global expansion drive<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/joe-macraes-mlegal-goes-on-global-expansion-drive-83104490/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Global7.jpg' border='0'/></a>Top legal recruiter Mlegal has acquired a Californian recruitment company as it plots a global expansion strategy.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/joe-macraes-mlegal-goes-on-global-expansion-drive-83104490/Tue, 23 May 2017 18:05Law firms report chronic under-performing partners<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/global-view/law-firms-report-chronic-under-performing-partners-95632102/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/performance (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Most law firms are weighed down by chronically under-performing lawyers as productivity shrinks to an all time low.http://www.globallegalpost.com/global-view/law-firms-report-chronic-under-performing-partners-95632102/Tue, 23 May 2017 17:05Allen & Overy takes client to court over 'unpaid' fees<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/allen--overy-takes-client-to-court-over-unpaid-fees-36475930/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/42923172_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Allen & Overy is suing a former client for $343,448 for what it claims are unpaid fees.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/allen--overy-takes-client-to-court-over-unpaid-fees-36475930/Tue, 23 May 2017 16:05Standard Chartered Bank's former senior regulatory counsel rejoins Hunton & Williams<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/standard-chartered-banks-former-senior-regulatory-counsel-rejoins-hunton--williams-61318070/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/32220700_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Juan Azel, Standard Chartered Bank's former head of legal has rejoined his old firm Hunton & Williams as it boosts efforts to expand its global banking and regulatory compliance practice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/standard-chartered-banks-former-senior-regulatory-counsel-rejoins-hunton--williams-61318070/Tue, 23 May 2017 16:05Australian law firms see no wage growth<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australian-law-firms-see-no-wage-growth-49832342/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/45060943_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm salaries largely stood still in Australia in 2016 with wages growth across the legal industry dropping to a record low of one per cent.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australian-law-firms-see-no-wage-growth-49832342/Tue, 23 May 2017 16:05Record 12,000 take part in London's Legal Walk<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/record-12000-take-part-in-londons-legal-walk-52901541/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/43168939_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>A record 12,000 walkers took part in the 10 kilometer London Legal Walk to raise money for free legal advice services.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/record-12000-take-part-in-londons-legal-walk-52901541/Tue, 23 May 2017 16:05Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom makes double hire from White & Case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/skadden-arps-slate-meagher--flom-makes-double-hire-from-white--case-29727187/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/43748920_s (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has made a rare double hire in the city bringing on board White & Case global private equity co-head Richard Youle and fellow private equity partner Katja Butler.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/skadden-arps-slate-meagher--flom-makes-double-hire-from-white--case-29727187/Tue, 23 May 2017 16:05Italy passes law to fight cyber-bullying<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/italy-passes-law-to-fight-cyber-bullying-88976485/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/46043987_s (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>The Italian parliament has passed a law designed to tackle cyber bullying of children after a number of minors committed suicide.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/italy-passes-law-to-fight-cyber-bullying-88976485/Mon, 22 May 2017 15:05White House denies lawyers researching impeachment procedures<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/white-house-denies-lawyers-researching-impeachment-procedures-19934379/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/73736577_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>White House lawyers have denied that they are researching impeachment procedures following a spate of newspaper reports.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/white-house-denies-lawyers-researching-impeachment-procedures-19934379/Mon, 22 May 2017 20:05Sullivan & Cromwell sets up Brussels office<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sullivan--cromwell-sets-up-brussels-office-3514463/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/19427412_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>US law firm Sullivan & Cromwell is to establish an office in Brussels headed up by Michael Rosenthal who headed up Wilson Sonsini's Brussels practice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sullivan--cromwell-sets-up-brussels-office-3514463/Mon, 22 May 2017 13:05Law Society vows to defend privilege following ENRC ruling<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-vows-to-defend-privilege-following-enrc-ruling-21774619/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/64959656_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Companies can no longer assume that private documents, including interview records used for internal investigations, will be protected after a controversial High Court ruling.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-society-vows-to-defend-privilege-following-enrc-ruling-21774619/Mon, 22 May 2017 13:05Global legal services market valued at nearly $600 billion<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-legal-services-market-valued-at-nearly-$600-billion-83628467/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/44632671_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The global legal services market had total revenues of $584.4bn in 2016 and over six million practitioners.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-legal-services-market-valued-at-nearly-$600-billion-83628467/Mon, 22 May 2017 13:05'Club deals' back in vogue for private equity dealmakers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/club-deals-back-in-vogue-for-private-equity-dealmakers-48514526/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Guernsey (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Deal sizes are returning to their pre-2008 levels owing to the 'dry powder' accumulated by private equity firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/club-deals-back-in-vogue-for-private-equity-dealmakers-48514526/Fri, 19 May 2017 15:05Nestle loses legal fight to trademark four-fingered KitKat bars<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/nestle-loses-legal-fight-to-trademark-four-fingered-kitkat-bars-41199492/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/51774347_s1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Nestle has lost the latest stage of its legal battle with Cadbury to trademark Kit-Kat's four-finger shape in Britain.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/nestle-loses-legal-fight-to-trademark-four-fingered-kitkat-bars-41199492/Fri, 19 May 2017 12:05Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice joins Osler<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-supreme-court-of-canada-justice-joins-osler-49746853/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/14945898_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP has announced that the Honourable Marshall Rothstein, QC has joined the partnership and will be based in Vancouver.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-supreme-court-of-canada-justice-joins-osler-49746853/Fri, 19 May 2017 12:05IBM's new Watson tool could slash spend on outside counsel by a third<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ibms-new-watson-tool-could-slash-spend-on-outside-counsel-by-a-third-7109985/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/31970399_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>A new tool using IBM's Watson could help inhouse legal teams save save up to 30 per cent on their annual outside counsel spend.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ibms-new-watson-tool-could-slash-spend-on-outside-counsel-by-a-third-7109985/Fri, 19 May 2017 12:05Institutional investors increasingly involved in global and antitrust litigation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/institutional-investors-increasingly-involved-in-global-and-antitrust-litigation-95654776/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/44836608_s (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>Institutional investors have moved beyond traditional US securities litigation efforts to focus on damages in non-US jurisdictions and antitrust violations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/institutional-investors-increasingly-involved-in-global-and-antitrust-litigation-95654776/Fri, 19 May 2017 12:05Tesco faces further legal action on accounting scandal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tesco-faces-further-legal-action-on-accounting-scandal-9383338/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/11249720_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Tesco is facing the prospect of another legal challenge over its accounting scandal after lawyers called on retail investors to back fresh action against the supermarket chain.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/tesco-faces-further-legal-action-on-accounting-scandal-9383338/Fri, 19 May 2017 12:05Private prosecutions can help luxury companies<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/private-prosecutions-can-help-luxury-companies-72556166/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Adam Glass (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Private prosecutions can be helpful in the fight against counterfeiting but must be used with caution, says Adam Glass of Lewis Silkin.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/private-prosecutions-can-help-luxury-companies-72556166/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Andersen Global heads to Nigeria with new partnership<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/andersen-global-heads-to-nigeria-with-new-partnership-26369576/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/41934303_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Andersen Global is to have a presence in Nigeria with the addition of the practice formerly run under WTS ADEBIYI & Associates.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/andersen-global-heads-to-nigeria-with-new-partnership-26369576/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Seyfarth Shaw axes 40 lawyers across US offices<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/seyfarth-shaw-axes-40-lawyers-across-us-offices-96389529/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/12697730_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Chicago law firm Seyfarth Shaw is understood to have laid off 40 lawyers in the US - across all levels - and an unknown number of staffers.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/seyfarth-shaw-axes-40-lawyers-across-us-offices-96389529/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Redgrave expands In California, Ohio and Minnesota<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/redgrave-expands-in-california-ohio-and-minnesota-85208786/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/23115755_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Information law specialists, Redgrave Information Law, has made a number of significant new appointments across offices in San Francisco, Cleveland and Minneapolis.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/redgrave-expands-in-california-ohio-and-minnesota-85208786/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Legal firms say use of tech will have greatest impact on business<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-firms-say-use-of-tech-will-have-greatest-impact-on-business-81698026/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/15877344_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>UK lawyers believe that technology will have the greatest impact on their firms over the next five years but Scottish lawyers and their English counterparts are at odds over its importance and the challenges of implementation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-firms-say-use-of-tech-will-have-greatest-impact-on-business-81698026/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Dentons makes it onto Standard Chartered's overhauled global legal panel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-makes-it-onto-standard-chartereds-overhauled-global-legal-panel-78577919/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/48399615_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>For the first time Dentons has won a spot on Standard Chartered's global legal panel while Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Baker McKenzie, Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells, Slaughter and May and Linklaters have all been reappointed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-makes-it-onto-standard-chartereds-overhauled-global-legal-panel-78577919/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-15883053/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Nickelodeon.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves across the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-15883053/Wed, 17 May 2017 19:05Luxury awards the chosen few<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/luxury-awards-the-chosen-few-27588251/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/lux-2017.jpg' border='0'/></a>This week's Luxury Law Summit has chosen the 2017 legal leaders in luxury - with those working in fashion and cars heading the list.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/luxury-awards-the-chosen-few-27588251/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Supreme Court awards &pound;5 million to Lehman European creditors<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/supreme-court-awards-5-million-to-lehman-european-creditors-9409100/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Supreme Court (3)1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Interest claims should be settled before other claims, the court has ruled.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/supreme-court-awards-5-million-to-lehman-european-creditors-9409100/Wed, 17 May 2017 19:05Fast response is more important than price, say corporate counsel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/fast-response-is-more-important-than-price-say-corporate-counsel-13816/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/responsive.jpg' border='0'/></a>Clients are demanding fast responses from their external advisers if they are to win work, according to new research which also reveals the decline of personal relationships.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/fast-response-is-more-important-than-price-say-corporate-counsel-13816/Thu, 18 May 2017 14:05Managing partners confused over legal tech strategy<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/managing-partners-confused-over-legal-tech-strategy-34212840/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/tech9.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firms are divided over leading the technology revolution or being a 'fast follower' as they struggle to cope with the changing attitudes of clients.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/managing-partners-confused-over-legal-tech-strategy-34212840/Wed, 17 May 2017 16:05300 Entertainment woos BMG's Mark Robinson as head of business and legal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/300-entertainment-woos-bmgs-mark-robinson-as-head-of-business-and-legal-52753745/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/15177503_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>300 Entertainment has appointed Mark Robinson as Head of Business and Legal Affairs. Formerly a Senior VP & General Counsel at BMG, he played a central role in all legal and business affairs for Bertelsmann's recorded music and publishing divisions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/300-entertainment-woos-bmgs-mark-robinson-as-head-of-business-and-legal-52753745/Wed, 17 May 2017 15:05Freshfields strengthens US Litigation and Investigations Practice<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/global-view/freshfields-strengthens-us-litigation-and-investigations-practice-63893876/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/18082501_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired Brent Wible, former senior counsel and special assistant to President Barack Obama, as Counsel in the firm's US litigation and global investigations practice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/global-view/freshfields-strengthens-us-litigation-and-investigations-practice-63893876/Wed, 17 May 2017 16:05Global trade groups appeal to Beijing to postpone cyber law<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-trade-groups-appeal-to-beijing-to-postpone-cyber-law-46989635/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/44617718_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Global business groups have joined forces in an appeal to Chinese authorities to postpone enforcing a cybersecurity law they say violates Beijing's free-trade pledges.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/global-trade-groups-appeal-to-beijing-to-postpone-cyber-law-46989635/Wed, 17 May 2017 15:05Six legal tech start-ups make Mishcon de Reya's innovation incubator<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/six-legal-tech-start-ups-make-mishcon-de-reyas-innovation-incubator-45210909/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/43748920_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>London-based innovation investor L Marks and Mishcon joined forces to invited 19 early stage and growth technology start-ups with products or services applicable to the legal industry to to pitch their products Dragon Dens style.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/six-legal-tech-start-ups-make-mishcon-de-reyas-innovation-incubator-45210909/Wed, 17 May 2017 15:05Independent bespoke law firms stealing business from larger competitors<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/independent-bespoke-law-firms-stealing-business-from-larger-competitors-99865894/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/50233247_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Independent law firms are stealing a larger share of the market by offering their clients a more bespoke service, a LexisNexis report has revealed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/independent-bespoke-law-firms-stealing-business-from-larger-competitors-99865894/Thu, 18 May 2017 07:05Facebook users get new legal right to delete teenage posts<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/facebook-users-get-new-legal-right-to-delete-teenage-posts-25102281/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/76377888_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Facebook users will be given a new legal right to wipe clean all photos, messages and information that they put online before turning 18 under a new manifesto pledge announced by Prime Minister Mrs Theresa May.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/facebook-users-get-new-legal-right-to-delete-teenage-posts-25102281/Tue, 16 May 2017 14:05Aussie legaltech firm launches in UK<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/aussie-legaltech-firm-launches-in-uk-71682104/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/44155161_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legaltech firm LawAdvisor is expanding into the UK and has announced it has secured new funding, and is launching a new service.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/aussie-legaltech-firm-launches-in-uk-71682104/Tue, 16 May 2017 14:05Barrister Emily Egan earns almost &euro;1m from State<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barrister-emily-egan-earns-almost-1m-from-state-67845728/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/17643213_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Barrister Emily Egan earned nearly &euro;1 million in fees last year for representing the State in High Court actions - more than 10 per cent of the total &euro;9.4 million paid out to barristers by the State Claims Agency.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barrister-emily-egan-earns-almost-1m-from-state-67845728/Tue, 16 May 2017 14:05Quinn Emanuel hooks New York Kirklands IP litigator<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/quinn-emanuel-hooks-new-york-kirklands-ip-litigator-96090067/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/20544011_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The litigation heavy-hitter picked up Steve Cherney who specialises in high profile IP patent cases.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/quinn-emanuel-hooks-new-york-kirklands-ip-litigator-96090067/Mon, 15 May 2017 16:05Art and Luxury join forces at the Luxury Law Summit 2017<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/art-and-luxury-join-forces-at-the-luxury-law-summit-2017-80726274/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Mark dickens.news.jpg' border='0'/></a>Luxury and art have long been bedfellows. As 200 luxury leaders arrive in London for the annual Luxury Law Summit, artist Mark Dickens discusses doing a collaboration deal with Formula One maestro Bernie Ecclestone.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/art-and-luxury-join-forces-at-the-luxury-law-summit-2017-80726274/Mon, 15 May 2017 22:05UK's biggest divorce award sees ex-wife win &pound;453 million<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uks-biggest-divorce-award-sees-ex-wife-win-453-million-87955612/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/17985783_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>UK's biggest ever divorce award sees billionaire forced to pay out &pound;453 million to his ex-wife.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uks-biggest-divorce-award-sees-ex-wife-win-453-million-87955612/Mon, 15 May 2017 16:05ABA warns lawyers updated tech needed to protect client info<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/aba-warns-lawyers-updated-tech-needed-to-protect-client-info-43471852/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/43181163_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Lawyers need to take more steps than just using unencrypted email to ensure client information is safe from security breaches, states a recently released formal ethics opinion from the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/aba-warns-lawyers-updated-tech-needed-to-protect-client-info-43471852/Mon, 15 May 2017 16:05Lawyers say bogus Wells Fargo accounts could rise to 3.5 million<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-say-bogus-wells-fargo-accounts-could-rise-to-35-million-74808843/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/34848287_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Wells Fargo & Co may have opened as many as 3.5 million unauthorised customer accounts, according to lawyers seeking approval of a $142 million settlement over the practice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-say-bogus-wells-fargo-accounts-could-rise-to-35-million-74808843/Mon, 15 May 2017 16:05Columbia Law School receives $15m from Greene Foundation<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/columbia-law-school-receives-$15m-from-greene-foundation-67900594/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/46793646_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Columbia University has secured the largest single grant in the history of the school after receiving a $15 million gift from the Jerome L Greene Foundation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/columbia-law-school-receives-$15m-from-greene-foundation-67900594/Tue, 16 May 2017 14:05Jaguar Land Rover GC wins Luxury Law Lifetime Achievement Award<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/jaguar-land-rover-gc-wins-luxury-law-lifetime-achievement-award-23056663/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/keith-benjamin (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Jaguar Land Rover general counsel Keith Benjamin has won this year's Luxury Law Lifetime Achievement Award.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/jaguar-land-rover-gc-wins-luxury-law-lifetime-achievement-award-23056663/Fri, 12 May 2017 15:05London corporate partner to head up Linklaters US business<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/london-corporate-partner-to-head-up-linklaters-us-business-92011564/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/57029824_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Linklaters corporate partner Tom Shropshire is to lead the firm's US practice, with Scott Bowie set to retire just two years after taking up the posiiton.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/london-corporate-partner-to-head-up-linklaters-us-business-92011564/Fri, 12 May 2017 15:05'Gay cake' case makes it to Supreme Court<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gay-cake-case-makes-it-to-supreme-court-96008891/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/13762372_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK Supreme Court will hear legal arguments in the “gay cake” case this autumn - a move welcomed by The McArthur family, who run the Ashers Baking Company at the centre of the case.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/gay-cake-case-makes-it-to-supreme-court-96008891/Fri, 12 May 2017 15:05Lawyers and business warned over impending GDPR deadlines<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-and-business-warned-over-impending-gdpr-deadlines-34828281/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/10445886_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Business leaders have just over a year to prepare for major changes in data protection and privacy law, legal firm Pinsent Masons has warned.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-and-business-warned-over-impending-gdpr-deadlines-34828281/Fri, 12 May 2017 15:05Legal firms pitch for William Hill panel<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-firms-pitch-for-william-hill-panel-44197304/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/56358583_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Time is running out for Law firms after they were invited by bookmaker William Hill to pitch for its new UK panel which is widely anticipated to reduce from its current its current six-strong roster.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-firms-pitch-for-william-hill-panel-44197304/Fri, 12 May 2017 13:05Clyde & Co expands IP capacity in Kuwait<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-expands-ip-capacity-in-kuwait-32665540/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Kuwait3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Clyde & Co has expanded its IP network in the Middle East with an office in Kuwait.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-expands-ip-capacity-in-kuwait-32665540/Thu, 11 May 2017 17:05CMS wins on cricket pitch<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cms-wins-on-cricket-pitch-3235140/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/cricket3.jpg' border='0'/></a>The firm was selected by the England and Wales Cricket Board on account of its enhanced TMT offering following the mega-merger on 1 May with Nabarro and Olswang.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cms-wins-on-cricket-pitch-3235140/Fri, 12 May 2017 16:05Water crisis lawyers seek nearly $43 million in fees<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/water-crisis-lawyers-seek-nearly-$43-million-in-fees-22439518/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/33886099_s (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>A number of lawyers and law firms for Kanawha Valley residents and businesses are asking a federal judge to approve payments of up to nearly $43 million in legal fees.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/water-crisis-lawyers-seek-nearly-$43-million-in-fees-22439518/Thu, 11 May 2017 17:05China releases two human rights lawyers after almost two years<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-releases-two-human-rights-lawyers-after-almost-two-years-29645319/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/China34.jpg' border='0'/></a>China has released two prominent human rights lawyers who had been detained for 22 months after allegedly confessing in court to collaborating with foreign organisations and media to damage Communist Party rule.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-releases-two-human-rights-lawyers-after-almost-two-years-29645319/Thu, 11 May 2017 16:05Legal tech start up gets funding to provide access to justice for vulnerable<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-tech-start-up-gets-funding-to-provide-access-to-justice-for-vulnerable-49247503/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/47903931_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>A legal tech start-up has won funding from the UK's leading social tech funder to develop its speech-to-text tool.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-tech-start-up-gets-funding-to-provide-access-to-justice-for-vulnerable-49247503/Thu, 11 May 2017 16:05Fox News seeks new CEO amid legal woes<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fox-news-seeks-new-ceo-amid-legal-woes-77042700/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/43614315_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Parent company to Fox News, 21st Century Fox, is understood to have begun the hunt for a CEO to take the reins of Fox News as the division faces an increasing number of lawsuits.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fox-news-seeks-new-ceo-amid-legal-woes-77042700/Thu, 11 May 2017 17:05Hackers fined $8.9 million for hacking law firms and cashing in on information<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hackers-fined-$89-million-for-hacking-law-firms-and-cashing-in-on-information-24601065/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/24886860_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Three Chinese stock traders were ordered to pay $8.9 million in fines and penalties for hacking into two law firms and stealing information about mergers and acquisitions in the offing and then using the the information to trade stocks.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hackers-fined-$89-million-for-hacking-law-firms-and-cashing-in-on-information-24601065/Thu, 11 May 2017 00:05Clyde & Co expands with Mexican law firm merger<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-expands-with-mexican-law-firm-merger-18581719/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Mexico13.jpg' border='0'/></a>Clyde & Co is expanding its Latin American presence with the opening of its first office in Mexico via a merger with Mexican law firm Garza Tello & Asociados.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/clyde--co-expands-with-mexican-law-firm-merger-18581719/Wed, 10 May 2017 15:05Dentons grows in Latin America with Brazil alliance<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-grows-in-latin-america-with-brazil-alliance-36439940/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/52300059_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Dentons has plans to form an alliance with Brazilian firm Vella Pugliese Buosi Guidoni - well known for its civil litigation work on high-profile cases and its work with local companies on M&A.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dentons-grows-in-latin-america-with-brazil-alliance-36439940/Wed, 10 May 2017 14:05Shareholder activist tries to force out Dulux paint chairman<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shareholder-activist-tries-to-force-out-dulux-paint-chairman-32715980/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/28956770_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>An activist investor in Akzo Nobel is making a legal bid to force the removal of the Dulux paint owner's chairman.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/shareholder-activist-tries-to-force-out-dulux-paint-chairman-32715980/Thu, 11 May 2017 17:05United faces legal action over death and cremation of giant rabbit<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/united-faces-legal-action-over-death-and-cremation-of-giant-rabbit-60582658/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/rabbit.jpg' border='0'/></a>United Airlines could once again be facing court action after a giant rabbit died on one of its planes from London to Chicago and was then cremated by the airline within hours of its demise.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/united-faces-legal-action-over-death-and-cremation-of-giant-rabbit-60582658/Wed, 10 May 2017 13:05Silicon Valley IPO legal guru joins SEC<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/silicon-valley-ipo-legal-guru-joins-sec-96635205/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/11379514_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Securities and Exchange Commission has hired a lawyer with experience working on prominent initial public offerings to lead the its public company filings division.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/silicon-valley-ipo-legal-guru-joins-sec-96635205/Wed, 10 May 2017 13:05ENRC to appeal landmark privilege ruling<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/enrc-to-appeal-landmark-privilege-ruling-36077476/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Courts1.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Serious Fraud Office has won a long battle over unjustified claims of legal privilege following a ruling in London's High Court which will have profound implications on the practice of corporate internal investigations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/enrc-to-appeal-landmark-privilege-ruling-36077476/Wed, 10 May 2017 13:05Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-46089560/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Singer.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-46089560/Tue, 09 May 2017 22:05AI talk on the wane at CLOC annual fest<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/ai-talk-on-the-wane-at-cloc-annual-fest-70076453/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Las Vegas (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>As legal operators chew the fat in Las Vegas, AI is moving down the hype charts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/ai-talk-on-the-wane-at-cloc-annual-fest-70076453/Wed, 10 May 2017 13:05Law firms found lacking in M&A department<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/law-firms-found-lacking-in-ma-department-92049270/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/M&A4.jpg' border='0'/></a>Clients say law firms are not delivering value for mergers and acquisitions deals with cost and inefficiciencies cited as reasons why external advisers fail to deliver.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/law-firms-found-lacking-in-ma-department-92049270/Thu, 11 May 2017 17:05IP concerns top luxury law agenda<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ip-concerns-top-luxury-law-agenda-72836406/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shoes.jpg' border='0'/></a>Luxury companies are seeing a rise in IP litigation but some complain of public apathy to the concept of IP rights, according to research for next week's Luxury Law Summit.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/ip-concerns-top-luxury-law-agenda-72836406/Tue, 09 May 2017 15:05Egypt passes new law to cut red tape and attract investment<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/egypt-passes-new-law-to-cut-red-tape-and-attract-investment-4381391/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/egypt5.jpg' border='0'/></a>Egypt has passed an investment law to streamline doing business in Egypt and create incentives it hopes that it will bring back investors' after years of turmoil.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/egypt-passes-new-law-to-cut-red-tape-and-attract-investment-4381391/Tue, 09 May 2017 13:05BBC attacks Sir Cliff Richard for 'grossly unreasonable' legal fees<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bbc-attacks-sir-cliff-richard-for-grossly-unreasonable-legal-fees-62445729/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/38765118_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The BBC has attacked Sir Cliff Richard over his legal bills on lawyers for his legal action over the broadcaster's coverage of a police raid on his home.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bbc-attacks-sir-cliff-richard-for-grossly-unreasonable-legal-fees-62445729/Tue, 09 May 2017 15:05Law firms enjoy third successive year of growth<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-enjoy-third-successive-year-of-growth-93073066/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/50830256_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Size counts as law firms enjoy a third year of growth with net profits at their highest for three years and income per equity partner almost doubling in larger firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/law-firms-enjoy-third-successive-year-of-growth-93073066/Tue, 09 May 2017 13:05Andersen Global announces Andersen Tax & Legal in Portugal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/andersen-global-announces-andersen-tax--legal-in-portugal-29078174/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/55501894_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Andersen Global has announced a new presence in Portugal with the addition of Nobre Guedes, Mota Soares & Associados (NGMS), a law firm serving both public and private entities.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/andersen-global-announces-andersen-tax--legal-in-portugal-29078174/Tue, 09 May 2017 13:05Former executive of bust NYC law firm convicted of fraud<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-executive-of-bust-nyc-law-firm-convicted-of-fraud-82450515/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/45232894_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>A former executive of a now bankrupt major New York law firm has been convicted of fraud with charges upheld that he hid the struggling firm's finances before it collapsed in 2012.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-executive-of-bust-nyc-law-firm-convicted-of-fraud-82450515/Tue, 09 May 2017 13:05New Finnish competition boutique launches<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-finnish-competition-boutique-launches-28420897/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Helsinki2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Mentula & Väätäinen Attorneys opens its doors today for business, a spin off from Merilampi Attorneys.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-finnish-competition-boutique-launches-28420897/Mon, 08 May 2017 14:05KWM Italian corporate team defects to McDermott Will & Emery<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kwm-italian-corporate-team-defects-to-mcdermott-will--emery-78274305/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Milan4.jpg' border='0'/></a>McDermott builds up its transactions expertise in Italy with the arrival of KWM's corporate and transactional team.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/kwm-italian-corporate-team-defects-to-mcdermott-will--emery-78274305/Mon, 08 May 2017 14:05Legal and professional fees in IBRC liquidation top &euro;214m<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-and-professional-fees-in-ibrc-liquidation-top-214m-68164528/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/23817055_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Professional and legal fees related to the special liquidation of Ireland's IBRC - the Anglo Irish Bancorp and Irish Nationwide holding group - have reached more than &euro;214.5m, according to information published by the Department of Finance.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-and-professional-fees-in-ibrc-liquidation-top-214m-68164528/Mon, 08 May 2017 15:05Lawyers ditch the suits after UK's largest legal merger<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-ditch-the-suits-after-uks-largest-legal-merger-74112078/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/23128619_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Lawyers have been given a dressing down after the mega-merger of CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang and Nabarro and told they can ditch the suits.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-ditch-the-suits-after-uks-largest-legal-merger-74112078/Mon, 08 May 2017 15:05Eversheds snaps up energy expert as partner<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/eversheds-snaps-up-energy-expert-as-partner-47868264/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/25867935_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Eversheds Sutherland (International) has hired energy expert Richard Streeter as a new partner in a bid to bolster its energy and infrastructure practice.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/eversheds-snaps-up-energy-expert-as-partner-47868264/Mon, 08 May 2017 17:05Judge calls HSF's &pound;100 million legal fees in RBS case 'staggering'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/judge-calls-hsfs-100-million-legal-fees-in-rbs-case-staggering-30894394/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/34848279_s1.jpg' border='0'/></a>'Staggering' is how Justice Hildyard described the the costs of RBS' legal advisers at Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in the case concerning its controversial &pound;12 billion rights issue in 2008.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/judge-calls-hsfs-100-million-legal-fees-in-rbs-case-staggering-30894394/Mon, 08 May 2017 14:05Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas establishes 'innovation lab' and appoints AI head<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cyril-amarchand-mangaldas-establishes-innovation-lab-and-appoints-ai-head-9652010/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/42695782_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has launched an 'innovation lab', to explore cutting edge technology and different delivery models to the practice of law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cyril-amarchand-mangaldas-establishes-innovation-lab-and-appoints-ai-head-9652010/Mon, 08 May 2017 14:05